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Kidnap suspect arrested, charged

A suspect in a violent kidnapping that unfolded Monday night was captured by police Wednesday after a standoff at an apartment complex near Owens and Eastern avenues.

Kyle David Jackson, 27, of Las Vegas was charged with kidnapping, attempted murder and battery with a deadly weapon after a SWAT team found him at the complex. He was being held in Henderson jail.

Police say Jackson beat his girlfriend in his car Monday when she tried to escape with the aid of two men in a pickup. Jackson allegedly rammed the truck with his car until the pickup overturned, at which time he pulled the woman back into his car.

The woman later was returned to a relative’s house.

Detectives located Jackson about 4 p.m. Wednesday at Woodridge Villas, 1591 Chartered Circle, in an apartment that was rented to a friend.

Police evacuated about 35 apartments and fired tear gas into the apartment after Jackson refused to leave. He still didn’t surrender, and SWAT officers had to go inside the apartment. Jackson was taken into custody about 9:30 p.m.

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